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76 degrees right now at the airport and sticky, forecasting a high of 99. the record today is 100. the heat index will be between 100 and 105. a slight chance for some thunderstorms. we will check the seven-day forecast momentarily. >> there is construction that started last night northbound 895 at the steel bridge. we have a left lane closure. expect delays as you travel towards the harbor tunnel. looking good to the glen burnie area. speed center on the west side indicating 63 down towards baltimore national pike. so far so good on 70 in towards the beltway. not bad overall. here's a quick live look at traffic.
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frederick road, not bad. running smoothly. traffic on 83 at york road. no delays to show at all. we do not see any cars. a nice start from the harrisburg expressway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> authorities say eddie murray is part of an insider trading investigation. investigators are trying to determine if he traded on inside information back in 2009. this is the same investigation that forced his teammate to pay $2.5 million to the sec. so far eddie murray has not been charged with any crime. >>: centers will be open today from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m..
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-- cooling centers. for more details, you can visit our website, wbaltv.com. you can take 11 news with you on your iphone or en droid devices and share u local pictures of how you can deal with the heat. after a handful of meetings looking into the possibility of expanding gambling, they have failed to reach consensus. >> jennifer franciotti has what this means going forward. >> the special commission was appointed by the governor made up of lawmakers and advisers. governor is frustrated that the group was unable to reach a decision on the issue. it was proposed as a world-class casino in prince george's council.
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a 13-acre facility with 4000 slots and 250 table games. but now a sixth casino in maryland seems unlikely. the governor was hoping for consensus. >> for some reason suddenly the house decided they did not want to share in the consensus for reasons that don't make a lot of sense to me. >> job creation is on the line. representatives from the cordish company are pleased with this decision. more on that coming up at 5:30. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. even though the will not be a special session on expanding gambling, do you think table games will eventually be allowed in maryland? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. lodge near cumberland would now
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officially become a casino. a deal was approved allowing the resort to buy the struggling resort. it is located inside rocky gap state park. the purchase is a condition of the license the company was awarded back in april. >> baltimore city is trying to close a budget gap. they will try to vote on a measure to move the proposal out of committee. no actual firehouses will shut down. the public safety committee heard testimony from concerned citizens. >> you cannot get out of an ambulance. the city, and rescue you. you -- stranded -- you are just
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stranded. >> an investigation into the phone dispute. joan pratt accused the mayor of mismanaging the attempt to install a new phone system, wasting taxpayer money in the process. she has documents she says support her claim. the mayor repeated her claim for the comptroller to apologize. >> i look forward to receiving an apology from the comptroller. >> why should i apologize to the mayor when i'm doing the job that i have been duly elected -- i have a responsibility. i have a responsibility to inform the taxpayers on how the money is being spent. i cannot apologize -- why would i apologize? >> the mayor denies any problem
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with the telephone purchases. >> police say somebody drove a teenager and shot him in the head. the teenager was found them old frederick road. the boy is currently being treated at shock trauma. police are looking for multiple suspects. a plea of not guilty to first- degree murder charges. michael johnson is accused of killing phylicia barnes back in 2010 and then dumping her body in the susquehanna river. he's the ex-boyfriend of phylicia barnes' sister. johnson is a sense to go on trial in august. >> 78 degrees on tv hill. testimony concludes in the jerry sandusky trial. how soon the jury could get the case. >> what they will be talking
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about what we cover the nation. >> this is the beltway at 144. looks like a volume is starting looks like a volume is starting to pick
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>> welcome back. 5:09. 80 degrees downtown. in the 70's in the suburbs. it will be eight steamy day today. be prepared. towards the pennsylvania line, the temperatures are in the low 70's.
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72 in parkton. 78 degrees in annapolis. hazy sunshine to start. there could be a thunderstorm at deceiving. will make it up to 99 today with a heat index between 100 and 105. we will come back and check the seven-day forecast going into the weekend. i think you will like that. >> the jerry sandusky trial picks up again today in pennsylvania. he left the courthouse yesterday without taking the witness stand. the judge in the case has s et closing arguments for 9:00 this morning. he pled not guilty to dozens of charges and if convicted could face life in prison. irresolution sent to the house
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floor to hold error calder in contempt of congress. the resolution of vote was a result of a holder failing to turn over documents. the president exerted executive privilege as a way to protect the confidentiality of documents. the full house will vote likely next week. >> joe biden will appear in a public service announcement about dating violence to say that dating violence is unacceptable. it will air on various ballots this summer. >> 5:11. 78 degrees on tv hill. setting healthy goals and sharing them with their friends. >> starbucks is opening a new shop. >> checking on a new problem in howard county along washington
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boulevard. a fuel spill. we'
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. tracking a problem southbound on washington boulevard just past 32. a vehicle is leaking some fuel. looking good on 95 through howard county. number on 895, construction in place at the steel bridge.
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the left lane is closed. delays are expected a little later. no delays to report on the west side at baltimore national pike. 56 on the j.f.x. southbound. here's a quick live look at traffic. frederick road. no delays showing on the southwest corner of the beltway. everything checks out fine on the north side of the beltway. a smooth start and the parkton region. all the way down to the beltway, a delay-free start free ride on the harrisburg. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have a few bus delays. 13, 19, 33 buses operating with delays. a diversion at 25th. on time commute on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail is on schedule. operating shabazz is between
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timonium and hunt valley. metro subway on schedule. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. one more day with the oppressive heat. you can see where the jet stream is located. watch the line of the cloud cover. this is the core of the heat. upper 90's today with the heat index between 100 and 105. a cold front approaching chicago will move through here tomorrow. it will create a few thunderstorms. right now it is not nice. 78 in annapolis. 72 in parkton. the dew points in the upper 60's to around 70.
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the heat index will be between 100 and 105. hazy sunshine. high temperature between 95 and 100. there could be a few thunderstorms in the mountains but we didn't have any precipitation in the forecast until tomorrow. the record for today is 100. a record is possible today. today would be the day to hit 100 at the airport. if you want some relief, go to the water. annapolis will see the bay breeze. high tide at fort mchenry, 8:29 this morning. partly cloudy skies. 30% chance for a thunderstorm. low temperatures between 70 and 80.
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the seven-day forecast -- scattered showers on friday. saturday and sunday, back to average. it will not be cooler chilly. mid to upper 80's on saturday and sunday. back into the 70's on tuesday and wednesday. >> starbucks plans to port a new drink and open a tea shop. the shop will feature a tea bar. people can blend their own mixes. facebook en general election have teamed up to bring you a new app. it is inspired by kevin durant. people can share their fitness goals and inspire their friends
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to do the same. you're teenager might be looking for a job. teenage employment has improved but the landscape is pretty bleak. >> they are among the lucky ones, teenagers working this summer to earn extra cash. >> right now i'm in school. it is a little bit expensive. >> teenage unemployment remains at three times the national average. applications for summer slots were up over last year and not just from teenagers. >> applicant flow has been up with people picking up second jobs. kids are still looking for that first job. >> nadia encourages teenagers to
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-- strengths. >> they have the drive and energy. cut out the middleman. dog sitting, babysitting -- those of the kinds of jobs teenagers can do. >> to not give up looking -- do not give up looking. >> summer jobs can be competitive. >> the gambling expansion could create tons of jobs in maryland. jane king has the bloomberg business report. hi, jane. >> hi, stan. good morning.
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we hear about banks cutting fees. jpmorgan chase dropping overdraft fees on purchases of $5 or less. if you saw your statement, customers can avoid those hefty feats which include a $34 return item fee. expected changes to take place on july 22. burger king is now a publicly traded company again. the company has been trying to reinvent itself. i even got a free frappee to celebrate the occasion. a mixed close yesterday. the fed cut its forecast for
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economic growth. futures pointing a bit lower. we do get the weekly jobless claims every thursday. the gambling expansion in maryland. legalizing table games in maryland is estimated to create more than 1900 local jobs and another 400 on top of that is a casino is authorized in prince george's county. there will not be a special session on the issue for now. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> as a result, no jobs. sometimes having wifi in hotels are good selling point. >> wifi can make it or break it for some of travelers. it may be hard to beat the heat. an ice cream bar shortage.
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talk about horrible timing. >> we get a giggle from bye-bye from wifi. >> i'm a little slow. >> everybody in the studio la ughed. >> 5:23. maryland players will not be the only players wearing flag uniforms. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. even though there won't be a special session on expanded gambling this year, do you think table games will eventually be allowed in maryland? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. [ jared ] uh, michael?
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>> drivers heading towards the harbor tunnel will probably feel the burn of traffic delays. >> crews began replacing the decking and needed some massive cranes to get the job done. this was the scene yesterday. the cranes were delivered to the
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port of baltimore. sarah warned you. and now you can see why. construction is expected to continue until october. >> last season the maryland terps hit the field with their pride uniforms. now the basketball teams will follow suit. this is a rendering of what those new uniforms will look like. the women's team will also wear similar uniforms. >> i like it. do you? >> if brings more wins. >> 5:27. >> it looks like a second special session may not be in the cards this summer.
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>> it is one thing lawmakers do agree on. agree on. what is holding up a
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. today is national go skateboarding day. there's an event here in baltimore. $10 to skate all day. bring plenty of water. water is a good thing to have all day today. >> did you skateboard as a kid? >> i did.
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you grab the back end of a car. >> i never got that far. i know that mindy would jump on this -- was in the skateboard invented when you were a kid? >> let's talk about the weather. it will be another steamy day today. 76 degrees right now at the airport with the relative humidity at 76%. 99 is the forecasted high temperature. the record for today is 100. yesterday the setup was not right. there could be a couple of a thunderstorms in the mountains. it will get better over the weekend. you'll like the seven-day forecast. >> let's go for the record.
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>> let's check the roads. we're looking pretty good on most of them. dalton street at lafayette avenue, we have an accident. -- boston strelton street. a fuel spill on washington boulevard. northbound 895 at the steel bridge, construction in place. the left lane is blocked. the west side checking in at 58 miles per hour in the outer loop. so far so good on southbound 95. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 895 and we're looking good through the construction zone. traffic on 295 building in volume southbound down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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>> it appears a second special session focused on expanded gambling in maryland is a no-go. >> a work group failed to reach a consensus. jennifer franciotti is live with the details of. >> good morning. the calvert wanted a special session for casino expansion, adding a sixth casino in maryland. he isn't clear support of another casino but a work group does not agree. it was proposed as a world- class casino at national harbor but not just a casino. a 13-acre facility with 250 table games. but now that sixth casino seems unlikely. >> there was broad consensus to move forward. there were all these outstanding issues in the way in a way that
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maximizes returns for the people of our state. suddenly the house leadership decided they didn't want to share in the consensus. we will continue to talk with them and continued to work. >> a commission could not reach a consensus on the idea of a sixth casino or a proposal to allow table games at the five already approved casinos. the governor was open for a consensus and then a special session and then a referendum. representatives from the cordish company argued that expanding gaming facilities before the five already designated sites were open is premature and not in the state's best interests. representatives were prepared to invest $600 million on the site. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you.
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supporters of the dream act are launching a new campaign to educate voters on the would0-be new law. if their family has filed tax returns during that time. students willst have to attend community college first and would be eligible to transfer after two years. >> president obama will call on congress to extend low rates on government subsidized student loans. if lawmakers do not do anything by july 1, the interest rates on those loans would double. hallie jackson has more. >> lawmakers think that rates should go down for the student loans but the disagreement comes in as to how to make that happen. on july 4, the rates for loans
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will go from 344% up to 6.8%. students would have to pay about $1,000 more on average. democrats wanted to close a tax loophole. republicans thought the money should come from the health care act. both sides are talking about different ways to pick up the $6 billion tab. that's what it would cost to extend the loan rates for another year. these are big numbers. about $117 billion that was given now. if you combine that with private loans, to do more than $1 trillion in debt. student loan debt is the number- one household that behind mortgages. >> and a credit card debt.
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incredible. hallie jackson, thank you. >> popular diets. >> could the next popular diet be a fruit? >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. even though there won't be a special session on expanded gambling this year, do you think table games will eventually be allowed in maryland? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> word of an accident in howard county. we will check on a few other
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>> that this kind of a cool shot. you can see the tv tower in the background. everybody come out wa, wave. we're on tv. a steamy start this morning and another hot day today. up north, it is a little cooler. six to nine in york. hazy sunshine to start -- 69 in york. heat index between 100 and 105. some relief is in sight and you will like the seven-day forecast. >> deep brain stimulation might be able to reduce some of the symptoms of parkinson's disease. >> each participant underwent
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deep brain stimulation. all participants saw their symptoms improved 30% during the study. it appeared to slow the decline more than others but more studies are needed. apple's be the next fad diet -- could apples be the next fad diet? >> skeletal muscle is known for their ability to burn calories. they gained less weight and not develop obesity. >> 5:41. 78 degrees on tv hill. the orioles and the their scoreless streak -- the orioles end their scoreless streak.
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>> we're collecting donations. >> it will be another hot one today and very humid. today and very humid. tony will have your
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p&g. proud sponsor of the olympic games. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a problem in howard
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county at route 32. an accident is coming in. watch for police response. a pedestrian involved accident at lafayette avenue and bolton street. a vehicle spilled some fuel at washington avenue. northbound 895 at the steel bridge, the left lane is close for construction. 62 on the north side through the towson region. a nice start on 95 out of the white marsh region. speeds around 65. tunnel traffic looking good. here's a quick live look at traffic. 895 at the steel bridge, no sign of delays through the construction zone. 70 at 29, delay-free as you make a right in toward the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. fofor that we go to kurt kronkef
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the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. moving along nicely on the trains. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail on schedule. metro subway is on time. the five, 19, 22, 33 buses are operating with delays. the 40's is developing at 25th and greenmount. now back to tony pann -- the 40's is diverting. >> first we say good morning to ava marie. a chance to donate to a good cause. >> this is one of those win-win situations. we're live of the owings mills metro station and we are collecting donations and canned food for the maryland food drive.
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people are coming through and a pervert place to reach people and get all the food for the maryland food bank -- and a perfect place to reach people. u.s. paired up with dunkin' donuts to do this -- you have paired up with dunkin' donuts to do this. >> owings mills represents a crossroads. people coming from the traversed cross section of neighborhoods. will be here all morning long. >> we have already gotten a few donations. will be here through 8:30. bring your donations, canned goods or monetary donations. >> 5:30 until 8:30. we're out here in owings mills. >> we have the chamber of
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commerce from a pikesville and owings mills and reisterstown. the whole community is coming together to make this event successful. >> we are proud of the partnerships and we thank our riders. and we thank dunkin' donuts. >> we will show you the tasty treats that dunkin' donuts will be offering. bring some donations and get some good treats. >> is it a free coffee and doughnut? >> it is. ree.ou cannot beat fo thank you, ava. the maryland food bank is a fantastic organization. help them out if you can. right now we're under the access of that ridge. we're under the access of the big heat dome.
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today i think will be closer to 100. no precipitation around us. relief is in sight. we have some thunderstorms moving across the midwest. a cold front is expected to come through tomorrow. today will be in the soup. 76 at the airport. 72 in parkton. dew points are near 70. the heat index will be between 100 and 105. heat advisories are in effect from noon until 10:00 p.m. this evening. i think we will be close to the 100-mark later today at the air port. the average high is 85. a great day to be out on the water.
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wave heights around a flooot. kickl see the bay breeze in if you live in annapolis. the front will come through tomorrow. it gets better this weekend. 87 on saturday. 85 and some appeared that will drop into the 70's for highs by tuesday and wednesday of next week's. >> thank you. 5:50. a breakthrough for the bcs. a new playoff format a college football. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. ♪
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- even though there won't be a special session on expanded gambling this year, do you think table games will eventually be allowed in maryland? keep sending us those responses.
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we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> good morning. good news. the orioles finally scored some runs last night. they didn't score enough runs. the orioles get swept by the mets. the yankees lost to the braves. the orioles looking to avoid a third straight shutout. there were down 4-0 after this. dillon gee scores. 4-0 new york. 29 straight scoreless innings until this. dillon gee with authority, ends the shutout. bases loaded in the ninth. frank francisco.
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matt wieters scores. brian roberts hits it on the button. that is the ballgame. the orioles lose three in a row. the nationals in town tomorrow night. the yankees honor chipper jones last night. the braves played some home-run derby against the yankees. this is a home run in the fourth . then in the eighth inning. the yankees hit four home runs. the braves win. game 5 of the nba championship tonight in miami. funder need to win -- the thunder need to win to keep
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their season alive. >> college football will finally end in a football playoff. semifinal games will rotate among the major bowls. the national championship game will rotate and will be bid on like the super bowl. this is a start. we will take it. >> thank you. president obama will urge congress to stop student loan interest rate from doubling. >> free wifi at some hotels could end. >> ice cream sales are sure to skyrocket but one company is feeling the burn of summer. >> we have some relief from the
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heat. >> two early-morning accidents to watch for. we will check for delays around the area.
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>> plans for a sixth casino in maryland are now on hold. >> student loan rates should stay low. what is holding up a deal? >> round two in the feud between the mayor and the comptroller. >>

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